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Harding Distinguished Postgraduate Scholars Programme




There are two possible application deadlines and these are determined by the funding deadline for the PhD course to which you are applying. For 2024 entry, your funding deadline is likely to be either early December 2023 or early January 2024.

You can find the funding deadline for your course by checking the course directory.





Applications open

1 September 2023

Application deadline

Dependent on your course – either early December 2023 or early January 2024

Departmental academic assessment 

December 2023 – February 2024

Scholarship selection

Late February 2024

Scholarships offered

Late February – early March 2024 (note that the offers may be made later than this date)

Scholarships accepted

Usually within 7 days of offer notification